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Engineers Without Borders: Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Redefine your 9 to 5. Use your skills and experience to help socially-minded startups grow their businesses. These social ventures are reshaping the systems in which they work by applying innovation and passion to their everyday — you can too. The Fellow ...
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Habitat for Humanity Canada: Volunteer Building Projects

Global Village volunteers work alongside families in need to build simple, decent, affordable homes in communities around the world. A Global Village trip can be a life changing experience for you, the community you visit, and the families whose lives are ...
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Although Casa Guatemala depends on private donations and to a lesser degree the income it generates from the hotel and farm shop, an essential part of its workforce are the foreign volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise in support of t ...
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SCI Work camps are short term projects with long term goals. Most work camps have a specific goal or task to be achieved in the 2
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Voluntary Workcamps Association of Ghana (VOLU) workcamps offer volunteer opportunities in a variety of sectors, with projects that include building a school, organizing an AIDS awareness campaign or helping replenish a rainforest. Projects are usually ei ...
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Looking to participate in a radically green development project? Long Way Home is currently constructing a self sustainable 18-building K-11 school in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Using alternative methods and materials, we are empowering the yout ...
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Take part in the design and construction of a mud house type at Abetenim or Sang in Ghana, as a part of a rural vocational training centre. 7 volunteers are needed per program, no pre-requisite skills are required. Each program is 4 weeks. You will stay w ...
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UNS Exchange arranges and supports the placements of around 300 volunteers per year on International Volunteer Projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. The volunteers work on environmental, social and cultural projects with local people. Projects off ...
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InterConnection's Virtual Volunteer Programme matches web-savvy volunteers from all over the world with non-profit organization in developing countries who need websites. Volunteers work with the organizations, via the Internet, to create custom-made, pro ...
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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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Many available volunteer opportunities, internship experiences abroad, teaching programs, trips and treks, in Nepal, India, Tibet and Sri Lanka. Projects include work in an orphanage, teaching English, environmental conservation, work in the health sector ...
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Youth Action for Peace (YAP) organizes a great variety of activities to give young people the experience to learn and demonstrate peaceful living together with people from different cultures and to contribute to local community and peace development. Thei ...
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Aang Serian offers two main volunteer programmes, the Teach and Learn Programme and Building for the Future Programme at the Noonkodin Secondary School. Projects focus on education and construction and building projects at the school. In addition to these ...
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All Access Volunteers provides unique volunteer experiences while assisting in the long-term sustainability of our partner organizations throughout Central & South America. Projects include teaching, health care, conservation, building, community deve ...
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Since 1964, their volunteers have provided business expertise to enterprises in 130 developing countries. It has earned them the well-deserved reputation of "goodwill ambassadors." Volunteer Experts (VEs) conduct many of their technical and managerial ass ...
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Volunteers for International Partnership (VIP) offers volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups to do international community service in health, social services, environment and education. Work with a rural development project, volunteer in a heal ...
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Live and work with local people on life-affirming international service projects. Join a network of service: teach conversational English; care for vulnerable children; paint, build and repair community buildings; or assist with health care. No specialize ...
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AVIF offers volunteer placements in Kenya with volunteers taking part in teaching in local schools and distributing dental products and medicines. Volunteers live with hosts in very remote, rural locations, and will be placed with at least one other volun ...
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Pigeon Island National Landmark is one of Saint Lucia's most important historic monuments, and is the location of the National Trust's headquaters. The Trust was created in 1975 for the specific purpose of preserving buildings, objects and sites of histor ...
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Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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